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STATEMENT FROM NNPA CHAIRMAN CLOVES CAMPBELL, JR

Published: Monday, July 2, 2012 8:23 AM EDT

“The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday upholding the constitutionality of the historic Affordable Care Act is not only a victory for President Obama, but a major win for all Americans, especially African Americans and other people of color. The uninsured rate for Blacks is 28.8 percent and 30.7 per
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  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

Pres. Obama Makes Case For Re-Election

     As jubilant as his chant “fired up, ready to go,” Obama was fired up about one thing at a campaign fundraiser in Atlanta – proving why he deserves four more years as President of the United States.      Skillfully rendering a sharp contrast between him and opposing presidential candidate Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama reiterated what he h...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

SBC Elects First Black President

     Recently, the Rev. Fred Luter, pastor of New Orleans’ Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, was elected as the first Black president of the 16-million-member Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) during their annual meeting in New Orleans. The two-day annual meeting’s theme was “Jesus: To the neighborhood and the nations.”     The previous SBC pre...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta

Bill Tompkins Named CEO Of NNPA

     WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Highly-respected media and entertainment executive William G. Tompkins Jr. has been name president and chief executive officer of the National Newspaper Publishers Association, a federation of more than 200 Black-owned publications.     NNPA Chairman Cloves Campbell, publisher of the Arizona Informant, said Tompkins was sel...
  • Written by The Atlanta Daily World
  • Category: Atlanta